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Reissue of Passport

A passport is reissued under the following circumstances:

Validity Expired or Validity due to Expire

Exhaustion of visa pages

Lost/Stolen or Damaged Passports

Change in Existing passport particulars
 
Validity Expired or Validity due to Expire


An application for reissue of passport can be submitted anytime within one year before the expiry of the validity or after the expiry of the validity.  However, if the passport is expired for more than three years, the application should be supported by Sworn Affidavit explaining the circumstances and the reasons for the late renewal.


Requirements

Applicants are required to fill online application form at  portal5.passportindia.gov.in and carry a printout of the filled in application form. (Personal Particulars form is NOT required in case of ONLINE APPLICATIONS).

Three recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background. 

Original Passport (including subsequent additional booklet(s), if any).

Photocopy of Passport (first two and last two pages and all pages of observations, if any, made by Passport Issuing Authority)

Copy of valid Iqama (original to be shown for verification).  

Personal presence of the applicant at the Application Centre is a must.

Prescribed fees.

For appointment bookings (limited slots), please click here.

Tatkal facility (same day delivery) is available only in Jeddah (Passport & Visa Application Centre    Jeddah -Hail Street, opposite Ryadah Building,    Near Bamaroof Petrol Station -   Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 
    Call centre: +966 12 6657877)

Note:- If passport is renewed after 3 years from the date of expiry, an affidavit (FORM - 10.pdf) is also required to be submitted.

 

Exhaustion of visa pages

An application for reissue of passport can be submitted if the pages have exhausted or not enough pages are left for affixing visas.    

Requirements

Applicants are required to fill online application form at https://portal5.passportindia.gov.in and carry a printout of the filled in application form. (Personal Particulars form is NOT required in case of ONLINE APPLICATIONS).

Three recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background.

Original Passport (including subsequent additional booklet(s), if any).

Photocopy of Passport (first two and last two pages and all pages of observations, if any, made by Passport Issuing Authority)

Copy of valid Iqama (original to be shown for verification)

Personal presence of the applicant at the Application Centre is a must.

Prescribed fees.

For appointment bookings(limited slots), please click here.

Tatkal facility (same day delivery) is available only in Jeddah [Passport & Visa Application Centre    Jeddah -Hail Street, opposite Ryadah Building,    Near Bamaroof Petrol Station - Jeddah , Saudi Arabia 
    Call centre: +966 12 6657877) (Sun-Thu) Timing (09:00hrs to 1230hrs)



Change in Existing passport particulars

An application for reissue of passport can be submitted for changes in any of the existing particulars in the passport viz.,

Change of Name

Inclusion of spouse's name

In addition to the requirements given above, a copy of spouse's passport or Aadhaar card may be submitted.

 

Deletion of ECR Status

The category of persons eligible for non-ECR status on the passport is given here.

Non-ECR status is granted on the basis of stay abroad for more than 3 years only in those case where their travel abroad is approved by POE. 

In addition to the requirements given above, a copy of printout of grant of POE clearance from the website of emigrate (https://emigrate.gov.in)

Correction/Change in parents name

Correction of spouse's name

Correction in Date of Birth - (Only in certain deserving cases)

Correction in Place of Birth - (Only in certain deserving cases)

Change of Appearance

Change of Address

Change of Signature